|Houlton High School||Madawaska High School|
At Madawaska, Aspen Flewelling scored on a direct kick late in the second half to give Houlton a 3-1 lead and the Shiretowners held off the Owls in an evenly played game.
Desiree Belanger scored a late second-half goal for Owls.
Houlton took a 2-1 halftime lead when Tyra Gentle scored off an Aspen Flewelling assist and then Gentle set up Kolleen Bouchard’s goal late in the first half.
Those goals were sandwiched around an unassisted goal by Madawaska’s Hannah Nadeau.
Tessa Soloman made nine saves on 14 shots in Houlton’s opener while Cassidy Beaulieu made six saves on nine shots for the Owls, now 3-2.